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Address: Exchange Avenue, Fort Worth, TX
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Street located in Fort Worth's National Historic District.

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Lots of western shops.

The heart of the stockyards district. Many restaurants, bars, western stores, old hotels. A fun place for tourists with a western flavor. Lots of horses, cattle, and gunfighters... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel F
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Winchester, KY, United States

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Winchester, KY, United States
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270 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The heart of the stockyards district. Many restaurants, bars, western stores, old hotels. A fun place for tourists with a western flavor. Lots of horses, cattle, and gunfighters roaming the area.

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Anna, Texas
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Just about everything on Exchange in the Stockyards including a visitors center. You don't have to spend anything to see the longhorns twice a day and a shoot out afterward in the affordable tourist shops at the end of the block. On the other hand you can spend money on the most scrumptious steaks at the H3, our favorite, or... More 

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Thank Denise S
Davisburg, Michigan
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Eclectic shops, touristy shops, activities for young and old. Buy a fine pair of handmade leather boots, sit on a Texas Longhorn for photos, tour the Stockyards, attend a big name country concert, shop for fine western furniture, eat a quick lunch, the best steak you have ever had, or even fine dine. A stay at the Stockyards Hotel completes... More 

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Thank Lynne G
Dallas, Texas
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439 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

From cattle drives to delicious dining, there's a little bit of everything on Exchange Ave. It is the center of Stockyards activity. A great base to explore it all on foot.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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218 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

You can't say you've seen Fort Worth without a visit to this historic location. There's plenty to do here, with all the restaurants, bars, stores, museums, etc. you can ask for. There's even longhorn cattle drives twice a day.

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Thank c5mjb
Norwich
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66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This area is full of bars, eating places, the rodeo building and gift shops, it is a little on the expensive side as is all the area but it is not something you see every day, it is made to look an old western town and who can blame them for it is their heritage, go visit and enjoy

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Thank SplashHappy
Des Plaines, Illinois
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were trying to decide between visiting the Ft. Worth downtown area or the Stockyards. We chose the stockyards and I'm glad we did. The area has the look and feel of a different time. The restaurants and saloons were authentically old, not made to look old. Twice a day they drive a small herd of Longhorn cattle down Exchange... More 

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Thank nitzie
Fort Worth, Texas
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61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

this is the place where you have bars in the stores!!! Also its the perfect spot to stand to watch the longhorns on the cattle drive twice a day!!

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G-Patch, Texas
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507 reviews
216 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We were there on a rainy day, so it was a bit of a challenge to dash from awning to awning, but it was enjoyable (and less crowded) regardless! Lots of touristy shops (with touristy prices to match) but the trail drive was worth it. Looking forward to going back. Next to the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Exchange Ave is... More 

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Orange County, CA
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291 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Walking up and down the street from the Stockyard through the old shops, hotels, and eateries gives you a little taste of the old southwest - but it is pretty touristy...in a fun way.

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